Another year is almost over, and there are still so many games that need to be added to our wish list. Well – here’s more! We have previously had the pleasure of partnering with /twitchgaming to bring fresh indie games and new game trailers to you, and this show was no exception!
From in-depth interviews with developers, release date announcements, and a new game from Annapurna, below are just some of the highly anticipated titles we showcased today:
Sniper Elite 5 (Rebellion Interactive) (Console and PC) – 2022, coming to PC Game Pass
Based upon real world locations from France in 1944 the new game maps are the largest and most immersive in the franchise’s history with the new traversal system offering players an even greater sandbox of options when it comes to taking out their targets. You can even invite a friend to help you on your mission with enhanced co-operative gameplay options.
Sniper Elite 5 continues the franchise’s unparalleled tactical sniping experience complete with incredible ballistics and enhanced kill cam taking the genre-defining feature to the next level. New customization options allow you to adjust your rifle, other weapons and ammo to suit the mission and your play style.
Cities: Skylines, Airports (Paradox Interactive) (Consoles and PC) – January 25, 2022
Today, Paradox Interactive announced the next expansion for Cities: Skylines, Airports. The DLC is themed around the wonders and logistics of modern-day air travel, allowing players to create and manage state-of-the-art travel hubs in their cities. This expansion will hit Xbox One and PC on January 25, 2022.
Edge of Eternity (Dear Villagers) (Console) – February 10, 2022, coming to Xbox Game Pass
Edge of Eternity is an epic J-RPG style adventure, following the quest of Daryon and Selene, two siblings determined on finding a cure to the Corrosion to save their mother. Wage tactical, turn-based battles as you explore the world of Heryon, gathering powerful crystals and customizing your weapons on the way. Edge of Eternity will be released on Xbox One and Xbox Series X|S on February 10, 2022 with a brand new Japanese dub, get the game on Xbox Game Pass!
Hello Neighbor 2 (tinyBuild) (Console and PC) – Preorders starting April 7, 2022
Do you think you can trust your neighbors? Everyone in the seemingly quiet town of Raven Brooks is hiding something. Play as an investigative journalist in an AI-driven sandbox world of Hello Neighbor 2. Get your hands on exclusive Beta with pre-orders starting April 7, 2022.
The Last Hero of Nostalgaia (Coatsink) (Console and PC) – 2022
The Last Hero of Nostalgaia is a satirical souls-like, which takes players on a journey through a pixelated landscape celebrating the history of video games. Featuring hard, but fair combat fans of the genre will relish, unique lore attached to each piece of equipment, and a twisted, wicked tale told by a cynical narrator, will you be the high-fidelity hero this world is looking for in 2022?
Weird West (Devolver Digital) (Console and PC) – January 11, 2022, Pre-order today!
Discover a dark fantasy Wild West adventure reimagining where lawmen and gunslingers share the frontier with fantastical creatures, each playing with their own rules and their own peculiar motives.
Here’s the full list of games that were shown during today’s event:
• A Memoir Blue (Annapurna)
• Cities: Skylines, Airports (Paradox Interactive)
• Cuphead DLC (StudioMDHR)
• Edge of Eternity (Dear Villagers)
• Hello Neighbor 2 (tinyBuild)
• Loot River (straka.studio) – coming to Xbox Game Pass, Demo available now
• Pupperazzi (Kitfox Games)
• Scorn (EBB Software)
• Shredders (FoamPunch)
• Sniper Elite 5 (Rebellion Interactive) – coming to PC Game Pass
• Somerville (JUMPSHIP)
• The Frog Detective Collection and The Frog Detective 3 (Worm Club) – The Frog Detective 3 coming to PC Game Pass
• The Last Hero of Nostalgaia (Coatsink)
• Tunic (Finji) – Demo available now
• Thirsty Suitors (Annapurna)
• Weird West (Devolver Digital)
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